The NSA is moving far beyond the collection of data in an attempt to implant malicious software on potentially millions of computers worldwide, mimicking a criminal 'botnet,' according to the newest Edward Snowden leak.
The Obama administration has unveiled the nation's first cybersecurity standards to protect critical infrastructure. The voluntary standards – which met with some criticism – are an attempt to address US vulnerabilities to cyberattack.
It's easy to get anxious about cybersecurity -- but that need not be the case. The Department of Homeland Security's top cyber official and leaders in the field join the Monitor and the Center for National Policy to chart paths forward in cyberspace.